Original Article September 2013

A Severe Aspect of Pediatric Ocular Allergy to Recognize: Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

Aim: To determine the clinical features of vernal keratoconjunctivitis and to evaluate the safety and the efficacy of the medical treatment on clinical grades. Material and Method: All patients with vernal keratoconjunctivitis who had been treated with mast-cell stabilizers, antihistamines and artificial tear drops previously were enrolled in the study. Topical steroids were added during recurrences, were tapered and discontinued…

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  • Recieved 10.06.2012
  • Accepted 25.06.2012
  • Published Online 25.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1145
  • Author Hande Taylan Sekeroglu, Ibrahim Inan Harbiyeli, Elif Erdem, Meltem Yagmur, Reha Ersoz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):408-410
  • Index Page 408-410
  • How to Cite Hande Taylan Sekeroglu, Ibrahim Inan Harbiyeli, Elif Erdem, Meltem Yagmur, Reha Ersoz. A Severe Aspect of Pediatric Ocular Allergy to Recognize: Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):408-410
  • Running Title Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
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Prognostic Importance of Bcl-2 Expression in Colon Cancer

Aim: TNM classification, that had been established according to pathologic and anatomic characteristics of the lesion , is the most important factor in decision of adjuvant therapy in colon cancer. Despite curative resection, recurrence can ocur with a rate of 20-30% in early stage disease. Therefore efficieny of TNM classification is controversial. In recent years ,significance of molecular characteristics of…

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  • Recieved 06.06.2012
  • Accepted 25.06.2012
  • Published Online 25.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1138
  • Author Arsenal Sezgin Alikanoglu, Mustafa Yildirim, Dinc Suren, Aysegul Kargi, Mustafa Yildiz, Cem Sezer, Duriye Öztürk, Birsel Tutuş
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):404-407
  • Index Page 404-407
  • How to Cite Arsenal Sezgin Alikanoglu, Mustafa Yildirim, Dinc Suren, Aysegul Kargi, Mustafa Yildiz, Cem Sezer, Duriye Öztürk, Birsel Tutuş. Prognostic Importance of Bcl-2 Expression in Colon Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):404-407
  • Running Title Bcl-2 and Colon Cancer
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Retrosternal Goiter: Analysis of 42 Cases

Aim: Cases that were operated due to diagnosis of retrosternal goiter were examined in terms of age, gender, complaints, diagnosis methods, surgical methods and postoperative complications. Material and Metod: The records of 42 cases operated due to retrosternal goiter between January 2006 and April 2012 were retrospectively evaluated. Results: Of the 42 cases, 16 (38.1%) were male and 26 (61.9%)…

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  • Recieved 04.06.2012
  • Accepted 28.06.2012
  • Published Online 28.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1130
  • Author Alkin Yazicioglu, Pinar Bicakcioglu, Erdal Yekeler, Sadi Kaya, Nurettin Karaoglanoglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):400-403
  • Index Page 400-403
  • How to Cite Alkin Yazicioglu, Pinar Bicakcioglu, Erdal Yekeler, Sadi Kaya, Nurettin Karaoglanoglu. Retrosternal Goiter: Analysis of 42 Cases. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):400-403
  • Running Title 42 Retrosternal Goiter Cases
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Comparison of Different Forms of Local Anesthetic in Cystoscopy: A Prospective Randomized Study

Aim: We investigated the efficacy of different forms of local anesthesia on pain during cystoscopy. Material and Method: Between March 2008 and August 2011 diagnostic cystoscopy was performed in 102 male patients. Patients were randomized into three groups. 2% Lidocain gel was performed preoperatively in the first group(Grup I), lidocain gel and 10 ml 2% lidocain gel solution was applied…

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  • Recieved 20.05.2012
  • Accepted 28.06.2012
  • Published Online 28.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1106
  • Author Mehmet Kalkan , Sadi Turkan, Abdullah Keretli, Coskun Sahin, Muhammet Fuat Ozcan, Serkan Altinova
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):397-399
  • Index Page 397-399
  • How to Cite Mehmet Kalkan , Sadi Turkan, Abdullah Keretli, Coskun Sahin, Muhammet Fuat Ozcan, Serkan Altinova. Comparison of Different Forms of Local Anesthetic in Cystoscopy: A Prospective Randomized Study. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):397-399
  • Running Title Cystoscopy with Local Anaesthesia
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Attitude of Chest Physicians Working in Provinces Toward Continuous Medical Education

Aim: Continuing medical education (CME) including the life long post-graduate training considered very important and serious work done in this direction worldwide. In Turkey, CME workshop was done by the Turkish Medical Association in 1991 firstly and CME credit board has been created in 1994. We aimed to determine approachments and status of the pulmonologists on CME, in Turkey. Material…

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  • Recieved 08.05.2012
  • Accepted 25.06.2012
  • Published Online 25.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1000
  • Author Tarkan Ozdemir, Leyla Yilmaz Aydin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):394-396
  • Index Page 394-396
  • How to Cite Tarkan Ozdemir, Leyla Yilmaz Aydin. Attitude of Chest Physicians Working in Provinces Toward Continuous Medical Education. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):394-396
  • Running Title Attitude of Chest Physicians Toward Continuous Medical Education
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Comparison of the use of Platinum-Based Combination in the First and Second Line Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Aim: Although chemotherapy combinations used for the first stage treatment of the non-small cell lung cancer are effective, in the follow-ups of most of the patients, disease progression occurs which shortens the survival time. In second stage treatment, cytotoxic chemotherapies are frequently used as the single-agent. In this retrospective study, the effectiveness of use of gemcitabine-cisplatin in the first stage…

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  • Recieved 27.05.2012
  • Accepted 19.06.2012
  • Published Online 19.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1111
  • Author Mustafa Yildirim, Mustafa Yildiz, Sevil Goktas, Evrim Duman, Utku Donem Dilli, Eda Parlak
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):390-393
  • Index Page 390-393
  • How to Cite Mustafa Yildirim, Mustafa Yildiz, Sevil Goktas, Evrim Duman, Utku Donem Dilli, Eda Parlak. Comparison of the use of Platinum-Based Combination in the First and Second Line Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):390-393
  • Running Title 1st and 2nd Line Chemotherapy in Lung Cancer
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Bcl-2 and Ki-67 Expression in Young Women with Breast Cancer

Aim: Incidence of breast cancer increases with age and nearly 85% of them are diagnosed after the age of 50. Clinical outcome of breast cancer? in young patients is worse than older patients. The aim of this study is to search? the? difference in expression of bcl-2 and Ki-67 between young and older women with breast cancer, and? if there…

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  • Recieved 27.05.2012
  • Accepted 18.06.2012
  • Published Online 18.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1110
  • Author Arsenal Sezgin Alikanoglu, Mustafa Yildirim, Dinc Suren, Aysegul Kargi, Mustafa Yildiz, Cem Sezer, Birsel Tutuş
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):386-389
  • Index Page 386-389
  • How to Cite Arsenal Sezgin Alikanoglu, Mustafa Yildirim, Dinc Suren, Aysegul Kargi, Mustafa Yildiz, Cem Sezer, Birsel Tutuş. Bcl-2 and Ki-67 Expression in Young Women with Breast Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):386-389
  • Running Title Breast Cancer in Very Young Women
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Mediastinal Cystic Lesions; Experience of 77 Patients

Aim: Cystic lesions of the mediastinum are rare. Most of them are congenital lesions and account for 20% to 30 % of all primary masses of the mediastinum. A retrospective study of primary mediastinal cystic lesions (PMCL) was conducted to review their clinical, radiological, and pathological features, as well as the early and long-term results of surgical management.Material and Method:…

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  • Recieved 03.05.2012
  • Accepted 11.06.2012
  • Published Online 11.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1065
  • Author Koray Aydogdu, Gokturk Findik, Yetkin Agackiran, Furkan Sahin, Nurettin Karaoglanoglu, Irfan Tastepe, Sadi Kaya
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):381-385
  • Index Page 381-385
  • How to Cite Koray Aydogdu, Gokturk Findik, Yetkin Agackiran, Furkan Sahin, Nurettin Karaoglanoglu, Irfan Tastepe, Sadi Kaya. Mediastinal Cystic Lesions; Experience of 77 Patients. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):381-385
  • Running Title Mediastinal Cystic Lesions
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Role Of Ultrasonography In Diagnosis Of Cancers Of The Gastrointestinal Tract

Aim: It is recently observed that there is not a remarkable advancement in GI tract evaluations despite all developments in radiological imaging methods, and the high costs of examination, risk of radiation and difficult applicability in patients in modern CT methods emphasize the importance of US evaluations and stand US out as the scanning method in malignities of the GI…

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  • Recieved 06.05.2012
  • Accepted 05.06.2012
  • Published Online 05.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1073
  • Author Eda Parlak, Mustafa Yildirim, Ayhan Hilmi Cekin, Mustafa Yildiz, Akif Nuri Dogan, Utku Donem Dilli
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):377-380
  • Index Page 377-380
  • How to Cite Eda Parlak, Mustafa Yildirim, Ayhan Hilmi Cekin, Mustafa Yildiz, Akif Nuri Dogan, Utku Donem Dilli. Role Of Ultrasonography In Diagnosis Of Cancers Of The Gastrointestinal Tract. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):377-380
  • Running Title Ultrasonography in the Gastrointestinal Tract
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The Effects of PPI Use on Clostridium Difficile Serum Antigen Levels

Aim: To evaluate the effects of proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use on distrubtion of intestinal flora by measuring serum Clostridium Difficile antigen levels before and at the end of a three-months treatment in patients with Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LFR) treatment. Material and Method: The study covers 32 patients with LFR, out of which 24 were female (75%) and 8 were male (25%).…

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  • Recieved 08.05.2012
  • Accepted 02.06.2012
  • Published Online 02.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1077
  • Author Guclu Kaan Beriat, Hande Ezerarslan, Rabia Seker, Sinan Kocaturk, Selda Demirtas
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):372-376
  • Index Page 372-376
  • How to Cite Guclu Kaan Beriat, Hande Ezerarslan, Rabia Seker, Sinan Kocaturk, Selda Demirtas. The Effects of PPI Use on Clostridium Difficile Serum Antigen Levels. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):372-376
  • Running Title PPI Use and Clostridium Difficile Serum Antigen Levels
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Pericardial Cysts: Analysis of 41 Cases

Aim: Examining the cases operated due to pericardial cyst diagnosis in terms of age, gender, complaints, diagnosis methods, operative methods and postoperative complications. Material and Metod: The records of 41 cases who were operated between 1999 ? 2011 and diagnosed with pericardial cyst through histopathological examination were retrospectively examined. Results: The age averages of the patients included in the study,…

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  • Recieved 14.05.2012
  • Accepted 05.06.2012
  • Published Online 05.06.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1101
  • Author Alkin Yazicioglu, Pinar Bicakcioglu, Erdal Yekeler, Ulku Yazici, Nurettin Karaoglanoglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):369-371
  • Index Page 369-371
  • How to Cite Alkin Yazicioglu, Pinar Bicakcioglu, Erdal Yekeler, Ulku Yazici, Nurettin Karaoglanoglu. Pericardial Cysts: Analysis of 41 Cases. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):369-371
  • Running Title Pericardial Cyst
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Efficiency of Injection Therapy for Stress Incontinence: a Retrospective Evaluation of 8 Years Results

Aim: To evaluate the long term affectivity of transurethral Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA; Coaptite?) injection therapy and the predictive importance of Body Mass Index (BMI), menopausal status and previous anti-incontinence surgery in selected female patients with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Material and Method: Forty-five female patients with SUI, and having high risks for general anesthesia, received transurethal injection therapy, were evaluated…

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  • Recieved 11.05.2012
  • Accepted 31.05.2012
  • Published Online 31.05.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1093
  • Author Kemal Ener, Emrah Okulu, Mustafa Aldemir, Efe Onen, Onder Kayigil
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):363-368
  • Index Page 363-368
  • How to Cite Kemal Ener, Emrah Okulu, Mustafa Aldemir, Efe Onen, Onder Kayigil. Efficiency of Injection Therapy for Stress Incontinence: a Retrospective Evaluation of 8 Years Results. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):363-368
  • Running Title Injection Therapy in Stress Incontinence
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Outcomes of Testis Sparing Surgery

Aim: Our aim was to review the indications and results of partial orchidectomy. Material and Method: We retrospectively investigated pathologic and demographic features of patients who underwent partial orchidectomy between February 2005 and December 2011. Results: Partial orchidectomy was performed on 7 patients aged between 2 and 30 years. Partial orchidectomy was performed for testicular tumour/mass on solitary testis, bilateral…

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  • Recieved 11.05.2012
  • Accepted 31.05.2012
  • Published Online 31.05.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1094
  • Author Muhammet Fuat Ozcan, Bahri Gok, Muhammed Ersagun Arslan, Serkan Altinova , Ziya Akbulut, Ali Fuat Atmaca
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):360-362
  • Index Page 360-362
  • How to Cite Muhammet Fuat Ozcan, Bahri Gok, Muhammed Ersagun Arslan, Serkan Altinova , Ziya Akbulut, Ali Fuat Atmaca. Outcomes of Testis Sparing Surgery. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):360-362
  • Running Title Partial Orchiectomy
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Relationship Between Lymph Node Metastases and Pathological Stage in Bladder Cancer

Aim: The aim of our study was to review the relationship between pathological stage and lymph node metastasis in patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. Material and Method: One hundred twenty-five patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer between March 2005 and January 2012 were evaluated. Pathological evaluation and clinical features were retrospectively analyzed. Results: Mean age…

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  • Recieved 16.05.2012
  • Accepted 31.05.2012
  • Published Online 31.05.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2013
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1104
  • Author Muhammet Fuat Ozcan, Bahri Gok, Abdullah Erdem Canda, Ahmet Tunc Ozdemir, Ziya Akbulut, Ali Fuat Atmaca
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):357-359
  • Index Page 357-359
  • How to Cite Muhammet Fuat Ozcan, Bahri Gok, Abdullah Erdem Canda, Ahmet Tunc Ozdemir, Ziya Akbulut, Ali Fuat Atmaca. Relationship Between Lymph Node Metastases and Pathological Stage in Bladder Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2013;4(5):357-359
  • Running Title Lymph Node Metastases in Bladder Cancer
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